Howard Earl Gardner (born July 11, 1943) is an American developmental psychologist and the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education at Harvard University. He is currently the Senior ...
Howard Earl Gardner (born July 11, 1943) is an American developmental psychologist and the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education at Harvard University. He is currently the Senior Director of Harvard Project Zero, and since 1995, he has been the co-director of the Good Project.
Gardner has written hundreds of research articles and thirty books that have been translated into more than thirty languages. He is best known for his theory of multiple intelligences, as outlined in his book Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences (1983).
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BA summa cum laude (Social Relations) Harvard College, 1965
PhD Harvard University, 1971
Appointments & Honors
Harvard project Zero, Research Associate 1971-3, Co-director, 1972-95, Chairman of Steering Committee, 1995-
Boston University School of Medicine, Research Associate in Neurology, 1972-5, Assistant Professor of Neurology, 1975-9, Associate Professor, 1979-84, Professor, 1984-7, Adjunct Research Professor, 1987-
Harvard Graduate School of Education, Lecturer in Education, 1974, Senior Research Associate, 1977-86, Professor, 1986-
Claude Bernard Journalism Award, 1975
MacArthur Prize Fellowship ('genius prize'), 1981
American Psychological Foundation Award for best book in psychology, 1984
William James Award, 1987
Educational Press of America distinguished achievement award, 1989, 1994
Best Friend of Children's Museums, American Association of Youth Museums, 1992
Hon. Dr, Curry College, 1992, New England Conservatory of Music, 1993, Indiana University, 1995
Governor's (Pennsylvania) Award for Excellence in the Humanities, 1994
Teachers College Medal for Distinguished Service to Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1994
Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences Fellow, Stanford University, 1994-5
1975 The Shattered Mind. Knopf.
1982 Art, Mind, and Brain: A Cognitive Approach to Creativity. Basic Books.
1983 Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences. Basic Books.
1985 The Mind's New Science: A History ofthe Cognitive Revolution. Basic Books.
1991 The Unschooled Mind: How Children Think and How Schools should Teach. Basic Books.
1993 Multiple Intelligences: The Theory into Practice. Basic Books.
1993 Creating Minds: An Anatomy of Creativity Seen Through the Lives of Freud, Einstein, Picasso, Stravinsky, Eliot, Graham, and Gandhi. Basic Books.
1995 Leading Minds: An Anatomy of Leadership. Basic Books (with E. Laskin).